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Could this grom be the 2022 ICF SUP Championships sensation? Meet 9-year old SIC Maui Rider Mikołaj Miczek

4 Sep 2022

Could this grom be the 2022 ICF SUP Championships sensation? Meet 9-year old SIC Maui Rider Mikołaj Miczek

In the run up to the 2022 ICF SUP World Championships in Gdynia, Poland on the 7-11 September, the Polish Canoe Federation and the Polish SUP Sports Association (Związek Sportowy SUP) announced a dedicated event for groms – The International SUP Kids Race – where young SUP athletes can compete on inflatable paddleboards in two […]

Loire 725: l’histoire du proto vainqueur du duo Olivier Drut / Arnaud Boesch

15 Aug 2022

Loire 725: l’histoire du proto vainqueur du duo Olivier Drut / Arnaud Boesch

Le marseillais Olivier Drut, que j’ai plaisir à surnommer le “Géo Trouvetou du stand up paddle”, décrit pour TotalSUP le travail de réflexion, d’ingénierie et de shape autour de la planche de SUP Race qu’il a mise au point en vue de l’épreuve de la Loire 725 qu’il a brillamment remporté en relais avec son […]

EUROSUP Denmark 2022 reveals (catchy) official anthem and music video!

11 Aug 2022

EUROSUP Denmark 2022 reveals (catchy) official anthem and music video!

When EUROSUP DENMARK, the 2022 European stand-up paddle championships, takes place in Hvide Sande from 27 August to 3 September 2022, the event will have its very own anthem. “Wade in the water” was recorded by the gospel group CONF3SSIONS known for representing Denmark in the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest 2022, where they participated with […]

New foil challenge has dropped! Indiana Rider Léonard Berner shares the details

5 Aug 2022

New foil challenge has dropped! Indiana Rider Léonard Berner shares the details

“H2O has always been a molecule I’ve been feeling good with” says Indiana Paddle & SurfTeam Rider, Léonard Berner, and when he’s not travelling the world in search of the next best spot for surfing, kitesurfing and snowboarding, he’s pump foiling his local lakes in Switzerland. TotalSUP caught up with this frequent flyer to chat […]

London stop of the APP World Tour moved to the 16-18 September 2022

29 Jul 2022

London stop of the APP World Tour moved to the 16-18 September 2022

The APP World Tour team has just announced that the London  SUP Open event has been moved and will now take place on the 16-18 September 2022. Here’s the official APP World Tour statement: “Due to the intensive strike action across all rail and underground in London that has been announced for the entirety of […]

Indiana collaborates with tattoo artist Patrick Müller on limited edition iSUPs

7 Jul 2022

Indiana collaborates with tattoo artist Patrick Müller on limited edition iSUPs

When paddleboards become canvas for artistic expression, remarkable things happen. The latest release from the Swiss watersport company, Indiana Paddle & Surf – a limited edition of iSUPs designed with a Zürich-based tattoo artist Patrick Müller – is perfectly aligned with the brand’s philosophy encapsulating themes of curiosity, courage, balance and deep connection between humans and nature. […]

Yukon 1000: Meet the All-Girl Dutch SUP Team competing on Yster Unlimited iSUPs

21 Jun 2022

Yukon 1000: Meet the All-Girl Dutch SUP Team competing on Yster Unlimited iSUPs

“The races that really touched our hearts are the races that included a healthy share of suffering.” When a statement of this calibre comes from a duo with competitive paddle background in white water rafting, you know they mean business. With more teams arriving in Yukon to “join the elite few who have conquered the […]

Shrimpy would go: 16 year old Shuri Araki is ready to take on APP World Tour flagship US stop!

14 Jun 2022

Shrimpy would go: 16 year old Shuri Araki is ready to take on APP World Tour flagship US stop!

‘Shrimpy would go’* and Shrimpy keeps going, stealing the limelight from SUP veterans at some of the most iconic SUP racing events both in the US and Europe. Shuri Araki aka Shrimpy from Okinawa, Japan, has just turned sixteen but his remarkable and consistent performance has already ranked him among the top pro athletes in […]

Blackfish Paddles welcome 15-year old Vaïc Garioud to their Team

6 Jun 2022

Blackfish Paddles welcome 15-year old Vaïc Garioud to their Team

“Vaïc Garioud hails from New Caledonia and if his name sounds familiar that is because of his older brother Noïc Garioud. Vaïc is a very talented paddler, surfer, foiler and a true lover of all things water. Like Emily Evans who has just joined Blackfish Team, he has been using our paddles for a while but […]

The “Danish Viking” Casper Steinfath completes his 1450 km Great Danish Paddle in 54 days!

26 May 2022

The “Danish Viking” Casper Steinfath completes his 1450 km Great Danish Paddle in 54 days!

After 54 days and 1,450 kilometres around Denmark, the Danish SUP World Champion, Casper Steinfath, finally set his feet on the beach in his hometown Klitmøller aka Cold Hawaii Wednesday night. The 28-year-old is the first ever person to circumnavigate Denmark on a SUP board. He started on April 2nd in picture-perfect conditions with sun […]

How SUNOVA Rider James Casey set a Guinness World Record in SUP foiling

20 May 2022

How SUNOVA Rider James Casey set a Guinness World Record in SUP foiling

There is a memorable exchange in “Everest” (2015) film where a journalist has to ask ‘the Why question’, “Why do people climb Mount Everest?” and the crew replies, “Because it’s there”. “Why the extreme?” has been a recurring theme in TotalSUP conversations with riders embarking on and completing extraordinary watersport challenges and we had to […]

How to dock start and foil pump with Indiana Paddle & Surf Rider Sarah Spalinger

18 Mar 2022

How to dock start and foil pump with Indiana Paddle & Surf Rider Sarah Spalinger

Pumped is the word after chatting with Sarah Spalinger, Adrenaline Ambassador of the Swiss watersport brand, Indiana Paddle & Surf.  When Sarah is not working long hours as a doctor of cardiology and internal medicine, she’s flying (literally!) over the Lake Zürich, Switzerland. In search of the “ultimate freedom and a unique connection with nature”, […]

How to earn crypto and benefit the planet with Starboard Blue Tiki ($BTIKI)

8 Mar 2022

How to earn crypto and benefit the planet with Starboard Blue Tiki ($BTIKI)

Social tokens are on the rise in the crypto space and brands are embracing it to create more value, engage with their communities and incentivize positive impact behaviours. And recently, the SUP industry has witnessed a “pioneering move” into metaverse from Starboard SUP! Driven by sustainable innovation and the power of a community, Starboard has […]

SUP’N’TRAIL: Damien Rignault et Sébastien Sicard ont réalisé une 1ère mondiale à 250 mètres sous terre !

23 Dec 2021

SUP’N’TRAIL: Damien Rignault et Sébastien Sicard ont réalisé une 1ère mondiale à 250 mètres sous terre !

Mélanger le trail et le stand up paddle, c’est l’idée géniale que Damien Rignault et Sébastien Sicard ont développé et éprouvé en 2021 avec une dizaine d’expéditions effectuées et qui a séduit la marque suisse Fool Moon. Ces deux montagnards toulousains aguerris aux Pyrénées qu’ils connaissent comme leur poche, sont allés encore plus loin pour […]